Scottie Scheffler Wins First Masters Title
Scheffler wins Masters at -10.
American handicapper Scottie Scheffler took home his first ever major at golfs most sacred grounds, Augusta National today. He dominated the field winning at -10 and finished Sundays round at -1. He saw some pressure from Rory McIlroy who finished the tournament at -7 after he shot -8 today, but the Northern Irish golfers performance on days 1, 2, and 3 were not enough.
2022 has been Schefflers year thus far. He just won his first ever major this weekend and two months prior in February beat Patrick Cantlay in a playoff to win the Phoenix Open. In between the Phoenix Open and Masters, Scheffler won the Arnold Palmer Invitational and the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin.
Following the win, Scheffler stated "I can’t put into words what it means that I’ll be able to come back here for a lifetime,". He also voiced that "I can’t speak highly enough of this place."
Before Scheffler won a green jacket, his best finish at a major was when he tied for fourth at the 2020 PGA Championship; that years champion was Collin Morikawa.
Scheffler is rolling and is the number one golfer in the world with 431.33 points and 7,398,014 dollars in earnings. Behind him is John Rham and Collin Morikawa. Lookout for Scheffler to stay hot.